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Level C1 reached! May 22, 2017

My latest Dutch language course has come to an end. It took almost a year to get through, partly due to my entrepreneurial adventures. I've started the course, at the time paid by my employer ING, in July last year, and kept getting lessons long after leaving ING.

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Bulgaria ‣ Part 2. Plovdiv May 21, 2017

We decided to dedicate the last day of our Sophian journey to Plovdiv, going there in the morning and returning in the afternoon.

This idea was suggested by Slavyan during the Free Sofia Tour. Plovdiv is easily reachable by bus departing from the Sofia Bus Station. The direct trip takes two hours and costs 14 leva (€7).

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Bulgaria ‣ Part 1. Sofia May 13, 2017

There's this country on our globe that is kind of special for Russian-speaking people, because they use the same alphabet but pretty different words. Which usually results in something either incomprehensible or hilarious.

That country is called Bulgaria, and I recently happened to visit its capital Sofia, and also to spend a day in the nearby Plovdiv.

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Oddland, Until Rain, Wolverine at De Boerderij May 7, 2017

It's been for the first time that a support act was as interesting for me as the headliners. At the end of the day, all three participants of The Progressive Aspects Tour proved to be up to par!

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The castlerun, third edition Apr 18, 2017

Last Easter Monday I've completed my third castlerun De Halve van De Haar, a half marathon (21.1 km) held in the park of the De Haar castle.

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Docker Indicator 0.1.0 Apr 16, 2017

If you work with Docker a lot, you might have noticed that the list of containers tends to grow out of control over time. Now and then you bump into an abandoned dusty container somewhere in the dark corner of your /var/lib.

So I've created a tiny application indicator for Ubuntu/Unity to simplify managing my container collection. Please welcome the Docker Indicator!

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